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May 11, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Do you struggle to think of what you need to buy at the supermarket each week? Or perhaps you need to write a list to stop you buying everything and anything! The free Grocery Shopping List download lists most of the common items you … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

The guys over at Open Loops have written a post on estimating how long it takes to complete a project (I knew algebra would come in handy one day!). Basically you use the following formula to work out the duration: Te=(To+4Tm+Tp)/6 Key: Te = … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Don’t want to spend a fortune on a PDA or spend ages making a HipsterPDA? Try Pocket Mod. Bit fiddly to fold though. … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

I’ve now got my pocket PC hooked up to my work laptop and all the tasks have been syncronised. It took a while, especially as I couldn’t download ActiveSync from the Microsoft website (and I’m still waiting for a response from my support query) … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

This is a popular subject at the moment at various sites I visit. Lifehacker has posted an article called “Alarm Clock Hacks help you wake up better“. “Put one alarm clock on your night stand, the other across the room. Set the clocks to be … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

A couple of years ago the problem with email is that 90% of the messages received were Spam and there was very little we could do about it. Modern technologies now allow us to filter messages before, and after, they hit our inbox dramitically … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

This is a basic overview of viewing tasks and setting your view criteria. The following is based on Outlook 2002 and should allow you to be more “GTD”-like in your task processes To Add A new Task Category In task view, double click on … Read More »

Productivity

May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

One of the features of Outlook I have just discovered is the ability to use a custom dashboard page in the Outlook Today screen. As I’m only running the pants Outlook 2002 at work there was no way of decently viewing tasks, inbox, calendar … Read More »

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May 10, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Do you have piles of DVDs stuck in random corners all over your house? Can you find the DVD you're really in the mood to watch quickly or do you give up and watch whatever's already in the DVD player? This article gives you … Read More »

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May 9, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Getting Things Done has been developed by David Allen  as “A Work-Life Management System… that transforms personal overwhelm and overload into an integrated system of stress-free productivity”. Sounds a bit pompous doesn’t it? Put in my terms basically what it does is it allows me … Read More »

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